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Big Weekend Coming Up!

July 27 + 28 will be a very busy days at Shelby Farms Park! Several large events will be taking place and we are expecting a large number of visitors in the Park that day! Please be prepared for additional traffic, possible delays and road closures. Remember to pack your patience and to be courteous as you maneuver through traffic and parking areas! 

If you are... 

ATTENDING WINE ON THE FARM FESTIVAL: Please enter through Gate 1 off Farm Road.  You will be directed to festival parking.

ATTENDING THE AMAZON COMPANY PICNIC: Please enter through Gate 10 off Mullins Station just west of Appling. You will be directed to event parking.

ATTENDING THE TEACH FOR AMERICA EVENT: Please enter through the FedEx Event Center entrance off Walnut Grove just west of Germantown Parkway. Park in the lot just north of the FedEx Event Center.

ATTENDING A PRIVATE FAMILY PICNIC OR REUNION: Visit our website at to view a map to determine the best entrance to use to get to your private rented pavilion. 

VISITING THE PARK (NOT ATTENDING AN EVENT): The entire Park is open as usual. (Saturday’s Get Outside! Fitness classes are cancelled.) Please be aware that with the large number of visitors participating in events happening in the Park on Saturday, your experience at the Park may not be what you regularly enjoy.   

Areas on the north + east sides of the Park, such as the Woodland Discovery Playground or the Outback Off-Leash Dog Park, may not be as heavily visited as other parts of the Park, including the Heart of the Park. 

If you have reservations at GO APE, PINE LAKE BOAT HOUSE or THE STABLES, please enter through Gate 10 off of Mullins Station. 

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